Divorce

Mette Harrison is a novelist who also works in the financial industry. She was blindsided by her husband’s leaving her after six kids and 30 years of marriage. She also lost half of her friends. Sound familiar? According to a 2013 study headed by Brown University scholar Rose McDermott, if people...

Each year, nearly 2.8 million men and women go through Divorce. In the first year after the Divorce is final, a wife’s standard of living may drop almost 27 percent. Compare that to her husband’s standard of living—it may increase by as much as 10 percent! In the nearly 20...

Each year, nearly 2.8 million men and women go through Divorce. In the first year after the Divorce is final, a wife’s standard of living may drop almost 27 percent. Compare that to her husband’s standard of living—it may increase by as much as 10 percent! It’s hardly surprising that...

If you’re planning a divorce in 2022, you’ve got lots of company. Few couples want to disrupt the family’s holidays with Divorce matters, and statistics show that Divorce rates are highest early in the year. These are things you can be doing now that will help move the process along, minimizing...

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers tells us that the number of Divorce filings are one third higher than normal in the month of January. Not hard to figure out why. Too many people make silent promises that they’ll never spend another year—and most of all—another holiday, with their current...

Couples in unhappy marriages debate whether it’s better to stay together for the sake of their kids or get a Divorce. Ask kids who grew up in volatile, dysfunctional families, and they’ll tell you endless stories about what it’s like living in a home where there’s constant tension, anger and...

Avoiding the cost and trauma of litigation Despite every good intention, sometimes the Divorce process stalls. It may be that a couple can’t agree on an equitable division of property or child support. We’re finding that it is often a matter of a couple’s just being overwhelmed with the task of...

Robyn and John, both in their late 30s, had been together for seven years. When Robyn got pregnant, though she knew that John had a son from a former relationship and was an indifferent father, she wanted to have this child. Everyone had always told John how brilliant he was John graduated...

Guideway assists our clients with uncontested legal matters, including Divorce. If you and your spouse can agree on division of property, you don’t need a lawyer, and we can save you a lot of money. We prepare the legal documents and guide you through it.   There’s a general perception these days...

Avoiding the cost and trauma of litigation Despite every good intention, sometimes the Divorce process stalls. It may be that a couple can’t agree on an equitable division of property or child support. We’re finding that it is often a matter of a couple’s just being overwhelmed with the task of...

The pandemic has played some cruel tricks on relationships. Too much stress. Too much anxiety from worrying about jobs, kids and trying to stay healthy. Too much time together without a break. The result is a whole lot of people who can’t wait to get out of their unhappy marriages....

The pandemic has been hard on relationships—the stress of working from home, worrying about health and job security while homeschooling kids has pushed many relationships to the brink. Many of us start the year with a promise to improve the quality of our lives. For some couples, ending an unhealthy...